PGA Tour: Tony Finau claims Mexican Open title as Jon Rahm charge fails | Golf News



World No. 1 Jon Rahm had come within two strokes of Mexico Open leader Tony Finau after a sensational, bogey-free round of 61 from 10 under on Saturday, but Finau proved too strong during of the final round, ending with a nickel round. of 65, which saw him finish the tournament on 24 under

Last update: 30/04/23 23:13

Tony Finau won the PGA Tour Mexico Open title, as he held off Jon Rahm

Tony Finau showed superb consistency to hold off Jon Rahm’s charge and win the PGA Tour Mexico Open title by three strokes on Sunday, finishing at 24 under.

World No. 1 Rahm had come within two strokes of leader Finau after a sensational, bogey-free sub-10 lap 61 on Saturday, but American Finau proved too strong on the final day, finishing with one lap of 66 five cents. .

His impressive display on the final day followed previous rounds of 65, 64 and 65 to leave him victorious, three strokes ahead of defending champion Rahm and five ahead of compatriot Brandon Wu.

Rahm produced a final round 67 but failed to add another victory this year, having already won the Masters and three other PGA Tour titles.

Sunday’s victory brings the sixth PGA Tour title of the 33-year-old Finau’s career – including four since July 2022.

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